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Greystones notes week February 27th

Greystones

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

 

Please feel free to forward Calendar to family and friends or add to your Facebook page.

 

 

 

 

STOP SMOKING COURSE STARTING THIS MONDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2017

FOR SIX WEEKS

Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place;  7:30 p.m.

 

If you ever wanted to stop smoking,  now is the time !!

 

Did you know ….

 

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting both men + women.

Almost 2000 Irish people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year.

More people die from lung cancer in Ireland than any other type of cancer.

Lung cancer in Irish women is increasing each year because of smoking.

 

Stop Smoking is professionally facilitated by health specialist Jacinta Barnewell.

Spread the word and tell your family and friends about this special course.

It is never too late to quit !!

 

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 12 February 2017.

 

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                                  john.p.connolly@garda.ie

 

            Greystones South                               No reports.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            alan.m.thompson@garda.ie

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary:  attempted break in Charlesland.

                                                            Theft x 2. 

Tyres stolen from one vehicle.

Tools stolen from another.

                                                            Garda Maria Curtis                                                                                                                     maria.m.curtis@garda.ie

 

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary x 5.  Laptop,  copper pipes.

                                                                        Three other burglaries.

                                                                        Garda Molly Corbett                                                                                                                   molly.a.corbett@garda.ie

 

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 19 February 2017.

 

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                                  john.p.connolly@garda.ie

 

            Greystones South                               No reports.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            alan.m.thompson@garda.ie

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary:  attempts x 2 Charlesland.

                                                            Theft of ride on lawnmower Bellevue Hill.

                                                            Criminal damage:  side of van keyed and

glass of green house broken.

Garda Maria Curtis                                                         maria.m.curtis@garda.ie

 

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary:  Three males.

                                                                        Garda Molly Corbett                                                                                                                   molly.a.corbett@garda.ie

 

Special Reminder.

Garda slot on East Coast FM every Wednesday morning,  11:15 am.

A Garda talks about security and other pending issues of the week.

Be sure and tune in for all the latest policing updates !!

 

If you see anything suspicious,  please report to Greystones Garda Station 6665800.

 

Garda Confidential Number            1800 666 111

Greystones Garda Station              6665800

EPA Noise Pollution                      1890 202021

Crimestoppers                                      1800 250 025

Drugs.ie                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                               0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407

 

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL COMMUNITY AWARDS SCHEME 2017

The fund for 2017 will be available as grant aid to successful community groups and local organisations wishing to undertake community projects in their area.

 

Details from mtuite@wicklowcoco.ie or www.wicklow.ie.

Closing date is 30 March, 2017.

 

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL

HOUSING ADAPTION GRANTS

HOUSING AID FOR OLDER PEOPLE GRANTS

MOBILITY AID GRANTS

Various categories of needs are eligible for assistance application.

Full details from the Housing Office,  0404 20120.

Closing date is 22 March, 2017.

 

COME AND JOIN GREYSTONES’ ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 2017 !!

Applications are now being taken for this year’s annual parade.

Help to make this year’s parade even bigger and better than ever.

Groups and businesses can sign up now.

 

Parade will start at South Beach Car Park at 12:00 p.m.

Groups gather at 11:30 a.m.

Parade proceeds up Church Road to reviewing stand at St. Patrick’s Church.

Finishes at Church Road/Victoria Road.

 

Awards will be presented in the following category entries:

 

Most Original           Most Colourful                             Best Uniformed

Best Traditional Irish Most Topical                     Most Entertaining

Best Social/Cultural   Best Sports                       Best Commercial

Best Musical            Overall Parade Winner         Best Window

 

The aim of the window competition is to encourage local businesses and organisations to decorate their windows for Ireland’s National Day.  No application is required for the window competition.  All decorated premises will be inspected and judged by an independent panel of judges.

 

Application fee is €20 for Clubs/Organisations;  €40 for Commercial.

Applications should be returned by 24 February, 2017.

 

Full details from Kay Coughlan,  Greystones Municipal District.

2876694/2878448;  kcoughla@wicklowcoco.ie.

 

ALPHA COURSE ONGOING FOR FIVE MORE WEEKS

Alpha is a series of interactive sessions exploring the meaning of life.

It’s fun,  it’s relaxed and totally no pressure.

 

Each sessions begins by chatting with one another over good food.

Then,  watch a video and hear an interesting talk.

Divide into groups and discuss some of the questions relevant to what has been seen.

 

Alpha is for anybody,  any age,  any belief or none.

There is no charge to do Alpha.

Greystones Presbyterian Church,  Trafalgar Road;  7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Please register with Rev. Gary McDowell,  085 8714786gary@greystonespc.org.

Please register as soon as possible to help with catering plans.

 

Details from www.greystonespc.org and www.alphaireland.org.

 

WHIST EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING ST. KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE 8 PM.

 

DELGANY THURSDAY CLUB VISIT TO ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL

Thursday,  2 March, 2017.

Bus leaves Delgany Church @2.30 pm.  Cost is €20.

Seats still available from Noelene,  2876878.

 

 

GREYSTONES ACTIVE RETIRMENT ASSOCIATION

KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE

www.greystonesara.com.

 

Outings + Meetings

Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

Tuesdays,  Kilian House Family Centre,  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

 

Get Together Coffee Morning                                                      24 February

Speaker will be John Stephenson,  Horticulturist.

Know Your Garden

10:30 a.m.

 

Spring Break to Gleneagles Hotel Killarney                           3 to 7 April

Cost is €330 sharing;  €390 single.

 

Summer Holiday 2017:  Cruise for 11 Days to France, Spain & Portugal

Deposit of €250.00 to be paid no later than Tuesday,  27 September, 2017.

Further information and details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.

 

 

 

24 February 2017

Greystones Active Retirement Association Get Together Coffee Morning

Kilian House Family Centre;  10:30 a.m.                 

Speaker will be John Stephenson,  Horticulturist.

Know Your Garden

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  No Crows:  Steve Wickham from the Waterboys

Upstairs @The Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

No Crows is an eclectic sextet:  violin,  cello, mandolin,  guitar, fiddle and bass.

Repertoire is truly global.

Band borrows from classical,  jazz,  trad,  folk and world music.

Also band members’ own compositions.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €14/€16.

Available at Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours,  087 2917519 or at the door.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

26 February 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Pat’s Fireside Session

Upstairs @The Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Pat invites you to come along,  sit by the fire and listen.

Celebrate the great artists of the folk era to the present day.

Country,  jazz ‘ blues and ragtime to Irish traditional songs and ballads.

All genres of music in an acoustic format.

 

Audience is encouraged to sing a long,  but this is not an open mic session.

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Each week,  invited guests will join the session.

To participate,  please contact paybyr@gmail.com or The Hot Spot Music Club.

 

Doors open,  4:30 p.m.

Admission free.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

28 February 2017

Pancake  Tuesday

 

Wellness Workshop

St. Patrick’s Church,  Church Road;  9:30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

 

Sponsored by Suicide or Survive.

Understanding and taking charge of your mental health.

Workshop can be of benefit to anyone who is interested in looking after their mental health.

 

The workshop is informal and relaxed.

Facilitated by those with lived-life experience and those working in mental health area.

Relaxation,  mindfulness,  stress management,  thinking process,  develop wellness toolkit.

 

Details and booking from 2722158 or 1890 577577.

 

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Council Chambers,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

 

On the Agenda:

  • Receive visit from Ms. Laura English,  Disability Federation Ireland
  • Consider Bray Head Special Amenity Order Management Plan
  • Report from Greystones Municipal District Engineer
  • Notices of Motion:

 

Council should temporarily lease an area for parking to

Greystones Medical Practice from unused land surrounding building.

 

Can Wicklow County Council explain placing of entrance for new Social

Housing at Farrankelly and allow GMD input into type and design of housing.

 

That Wicklow County Council upgrade Delgany village roads,  footpaths and

signage and that upgrade go ahead irrespective of one way traffic system proposals.

 

That Wicklow County Council mend boundary wall between Bellevue Lawns and Laurel Grove,  serious accident waiting to happen.

 

1 March 2017

Ash Wednesday

 

2 March 2017

Delgany Thursday Club Visit to St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Bus leaves Delgany Church @2.30 pm.

Cost is €20.

Seats still available from Noelene,  2876878.

 

3/4 March 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Ladies in the Blues at Mermaid Arts Centre Bray

Show has moved to the bigger stage at Mermaid Arts Centre.

 

Music journey charting women’s role in progression of the blues.

Featuring Flo McSweeney,  Clara Rose Monahan,  Emma Nico and Jhil Quinn.

 

Ladies in the Blues pays tribute to famous blues women.

These women made a significant contribution to development of jazz and blues.

Male country blues singers were later discovered,  but the ladies got it started !!

Wide range of classic songs in the repertoire.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets from Mermaid Arts Centre,  2724030 or www.mermaidartscentre.ie.

 

5 March 2017

HOLY ROSARY PARISH SOCIAL, HOBBY AND CRAFT AFTERNOON

Today and each First Sunday of the month.

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Come along and join in this new free initiative.

Share a skill,  pick up a hobby or simply find a friend.

 

Whatever your interest,  you are welcome to come along and join in.

18 years and over.

 

Refreshments available at €1.50.

Full details from www.GreystonesParish.ie.

 

7 March 2017

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Donation €5.00.

Great food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

 

8 March 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Spring Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.

 

“The Restoration of Mount Usher” by Donald Pratt,  Avoca Founder.

 

16 March 2017

Coffee Morning at YWCA Trafalgar Road

YWCA is located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Coffee,  scones and treats !!

Suggested donation €2.00 towards onsite Youth Café Development.

A warm welcome to all !!

 

21 March 2017

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

 

22 March 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those looking after a cancer patient.

Cancer Carers are very special people.

They play an important role in the life of a cancer patient.

 

Cancer Carers have needs too.

Please remember that you are not alone.

All Cancer Carers welcome.

Details from 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

26 March 2017

Mother’s Day:  Happy Mother’s Day to All Mothers

 

29 March 2017

Holy Rosary Soup & Sandwiches

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Meet your friends for delicious home-made soup and sandwiches.

Followed by tea/coffee and cake.

Suggested donation,  €5.00.

All proceeds go to local charities.

Everyone is most welcome for good food and a friendly chat.

 

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those bereaved in the past two or three years.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

Sessions of the Bereaved Group are being professionally facilitated.

Facilitator is Liz Gleeson,  trained in bereavement work and assistance.

Bereaved Group sessions can be extremely helpful.

You will be given a very warm welcome.

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

 

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Place;  8:00 p.m.

 

This meeting is for men who have or who have had cancer and for those men who have family or friends who have had cancer. 

 

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

 

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

4 April 2017

The Famine Roads:  Box of Old Family Papers & Horror of Great Famine

April Kilmacanogue Historical Society Talk

Glenview Hotel;  8:00 p.m.

 

Charles Egan,  author of two acclaimed novels on the Irish Famine,  presents slide show.

Scenic show explains the story background in Mayo,  Wicklow,  Ireland,  England, USA.

Promises to be a most interesting evening !!

 

8 April 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

Old Schoolhouse,  Delgany;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

13 April

Holy Thursday

 

Coffee Morning at YWCA Trafalgar Road

YWCA is located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Coffee,  scones and treats !!

Suggested donation €2.00 towards onsite Youth Café Development.

A warm welcome to all !!

 

14 April 2017

Good Friday

 

15 April 2017

Holy Saturday

 

16 April 2017

Easter Sunday

 

17 April 2017

Easter Monday

 

11 June 2017

Wicklow 200 Famous Longest Running One Day Bike Ride

Cycle starts and finishes at Shoreline Leisure Greystones.

Entrants capped at 3,000 so be sure to register early.

www.wicklow200.ie.

 

National Street Feast

Neighbours come out to eat,  greet and meet.

Why not organise an event near you !!

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